‘One Paul Heckingbottom’ - Facts you should know about Leeds United’s new head coach

PIC: Bruce Rollinson
PIC: Bruce Rollinson
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PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM is due to be formally unveiled today following a swift bid by Leeds United to take him from Oakwell just 24 hours after Thomas Christiansen’s sacking

The Whites freed the 40-year-old from that contract by activating a £500,000 recall clause, allowing Heckingbottom to travel to Elland Road for advanced talks.

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Paul Heckingbottom.' PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Paul Heckingbottom.' PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Burmese refugees playing football.

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